On September 21 the Gatlinburg Recreation Department will host the Run For The Hills 10K road race. As the name states, this road race will start and end in and around downtwon Gatlinburg Tennessee. Some of the places Run For The Hills will take you includes Dudley Creek ByPass and Mynatt Park. There will be a mens and womans division with prizes being awarded in each division. Prizes will be awarded to top 3 overall male and female runners and the top two male and female runners in each age category. Sorry, but double dipping will not be allowed. Registration will be from 7:00 to 7:45 A.M. in downtown Gatlinburg Tennessee. This will be a sanctioned race.
Another running event will take place called "Run, Forest, Run." Run, Forest, Run is a planned 3k road race for kids. The event is sponsored by Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, Mountain Lodge, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies and The Village.
For an official entry form, visit www.ci.gatlinburg.tn.us and click on the Parks & Recreation tab or call (865) 436-4990.